North Korea may brace for contact with outside world

Jueves, 12 Oct, 2017

Apart from continuously testing missiles, in defiances of UN sanctions, North Korea touted the successful development of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that can reach U.S. Mainland and any part of the world.

Two North Korean foreign ministers doubled as members of the politburo during the period of late founder Kim Il-sung who had ruled the country from 1945-1994, but there has been no such case since the era of late former leader Kim Jong-il who died in late 2011, according to a report by the state-run Institute for National Security Strategy (INSS), Yonhap News Agency reported.

Experts told the Los Angeles Times what a war with North Korea would look like.

Analysts believe the weapons would work well against targets in North Korea, which are likely to be obsolete and not insulated.

U.S. officials said Trump will touch on the North Korea issue in his upcoming trip to the region.

Operating profit is estimated at 516 billion won (US$453 million) in the July-September period, compared to an operating income of 283 billion won a year earlier, LG Electronics said in a regulatory filing.

Mr Milley, US army chief of staff, was speaking to reporters at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, US.

North Korea's latest appointment of its foreign minister as a member of the ruling party's politburo appears intended to brace for possible high-level contact with the U.S. and China, a Seoul think tank report said Tuesday.

"They looked around Panmunjom and Observation Post Ouellette", the source said on the condition of anonymity. He has informed North Korea that the U.S. will devastate North Korea if it takes its provocations too far.

"The North Koreans love to fire off their missiles or have their nuclear tests coincide with a big anniversary".

SEOUL - LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday its operating profit is estimated to have shot up 82.2 percent on-year in the third quarter, apparently helped by its home appliances and TV businesses.

The DMZ refers to a heavily fortified area about 240 #km across the Korean peninsula and 4km wide, that divides North and South Korea.